RLB appointed on batch of frameworks across Yorkshire & Humber

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Continuing a strong 2019 start in Yorkshire & Humber, RLB has secured wins on major public and private sector frameworks in the region, including social housing, local authority services and NHS trusts.

The highly-sought after frameworks include:

  • The University of Sheffield
  • YORconsult2
  • Ashley House Plc
  • NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC)
  • United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust framework.

This string of wins comes as RLB UK celebrates 50 years in Yorkshire. Matt Summerhill, Managing Partner of RLB in Yorkshire and Humber said: “2019 is set to be a very exciting year for our business in Yorkshire.  We are very proud to be celebrating 50 years in the region, having opened our first office in Sheffield in 1969. Our business in Yorkshire has gone from strength to strength and we are delighted to be commemorating our 50th anniversary year with a number of new business wins. We are looking forward to marking our anniversary with events throughout 2019 to thank our customers, business partners and staff for their continued support.”

The University of Sheffield

RLB has recently been appointed to The University of Sheffield’s 4-year consultancy Framework for Building Surveying, Project Management, Cost Consultancy and Principal Designer. This is a significant appointment for the Yorkshire and Humber Offices. Drawing upon RLB’s expertise in the HE sector and its previous relationship with the University, the team will continue to support and develop one of the UK’s leading university estates.


This major framework provides local authorities, other public sector organisations and registered charities in the Yorkshire & Humber, the North East, the East Midland and Lincolnshire region with access to high quality construction related consultants.  The framework runs for four years with the option of an additional two years and is valued at around £120M.  RLB has been awarded a place on each of the eight lots it applied for, including multi-disciplinary, quantity surveying, building surveying and PM/CA/Site supervision.

Ashley House Plc. Framework

RLB has been appointed as Employer’s Agent on a framework by development partner Morgan Ashley, with its first commissions providing care home and extra care facilities for the elderly in both Yorkshire and North East Lincolnshire.  The framework (a joint venture from Ashley House plc and Morgan Sindall Investments Limited) includes schemes in Grimsby and York and four schemes in the Leeds area.

NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC)

RLB has been appointed to five lots on NOE CPC which provides procurement services to over 40 NHS Trusts across the UK.

Lots include: Programme Management and Project Management for property/Estates (and related services), Health and Safety (and related services, Building Related Services, PFI/PPP Specialist Consultancy (and related services) and Estates Management Consultancy and Agency Services (and related services)

United Lincolnshire Trust NHS Trust Framework

Covering four hospitals in the Lincolnshire area, RLB has been appointed to six lots providing Estates Professional services including: Quantity Surveyor, Project Management, Principal Designer Services, Health and Safety, Building Surveyors, Ancillary and Miscellaneous Services.


Matt Summerhill
Matt Summerhill

Managing Partner - Yorkshire & Humber